Dr. Hani Choudhry
Dr. Hani Choudhry is an Associate Professor of Genomics and the founder/co-director of King Abdulaziz University (KAU( – Oxford University Center for Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicines, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Choudhry completed his DPhil in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford under mentorship of Prof. Sir Peter Ratcliffe (Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine). He has published more than 90 scientific publications in international journals, including JAMA, PNAS, Cell, Nature Medicine, JBC and EMBO. He has received several international and prestigious awards for his scientific research including two AACR Scholar-in-Training Award, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Award, the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research (SF), the Professional Achievement Award and the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Prize Award. He was awarded the UAE International Genetic Disorders Prevention Award 2016-2017 – Scientific Excellence Award in GCC. Dr. Choudhry’s current scientific interests focus on developing novel omic technologies, and the integration of both clinical and pathological information with data generated from high-throughput molecular techniques, in addition, developing advance artificial intelligence methods for drug discovery. Currently, Dr. Choudhry is an Assistant Deputy Minister for Research and Innovation and the Director General for Research Grants at the Ministry of Education, KSA.